BigDataFr recommends: IBM links with Indiegogo, Visa, Bosch and more in $3B IoT push
[…] IBM is today taking the wraps off its new Internet of Things headquarters in Munich — a $200 million project at over one year in the making. And to underscore its IoT push, IBM is announcing a series of related deals and partnerships with companies including Indiegogo, Visa, Bosch and French railway SNCF, among others.
More on the deals below, but first, some context: IoT is part of IBM’s bigger bet on investing on newer technologies to offset declines in the company’s legacy businesses of servers and the tech that supports them (although it’s trying to make a new spin on that, too). In 2014, it committed to invest $3 billion over four years to build out that IoT business, which is based around its Watson artificial intelligence business. […]